Last Flight

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Crown/Archetype, Dec 22, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 140 pages
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Amelia Earhart's account of her ill-fated last flight around the world, begun in 1937, remains one of the most moving and absorbing adventure stories of all time. Last Flight compiles the letters, diary entries and charts that she sent to her husband, G.P. Putnam at each stage of her trip. In her own words, these dispatches offer a window into her experience on this ground-breaking journey and illustrate her cheerful, charming nature. Her story continues to intrigue and inspire people to this day.
 

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Contents

Foreword
Introduction
A Pilot Grows Up
First Pacific Flight
Mexican Flight
Preparation
Honolulu Flight
Interlude
Dakar
Central Africa
To the Red Sea
Arabian Flight
Karachi
Monsoons
Akyab to Singapore
Down Under

Miami
The Start
To Paramaribo
Fortaleza and Natal
The South Atlantic
Lae
COURAGE
Chronology
Amelia Earhart Bibliography
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Amelia Earhart was the first female pilot to fly alone across the Atlantic Ocean. She is also known for her mysterious 1937 disappearance over the Pacific while attempting to circumnavigate the globe from the equator. Her books include 20 Hrs. 40 Min.: Our Flight in the Friendship, The Fun of It, and Last Flight.

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